Video Interview: Alaskan Brewing Co’s Curtis Holmes

There are unique operating challenges breweries face when working outside of the continental US. These challenges present opportunities for breweries, like Juneau’s Alaskan Brewing Co., to create innovative, yet practical, socially-responsible solutions.

Due in part to their remote location, Alaskan Brewing Co. aims to have a zero-net negative effect upon the environment by reclaiming and reusing at least as much waste and emissions as they produce.

Jenn Coyle had the opportunity to sit down with Curtis Holmes, Plant Manager, at the 2012 Craft Brewers Conference to learn more:

Interviewer: Jenn Coyle
Producer: Kate Drane

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